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Conveyers

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Thieves. (See above.)

Bolingbroke. ‘Go, some of you, convey him to the Tower.ʹ

Rich. II. ʹO, good! “Convey.” Conveyers are ye all,

That rise thus nimbly by a true king’s fall.ʹ”


Shakespeare: Richard II., iv. 4.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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